Ripping Yarns

Seasons

Ripping Yarns

Season 1

In the first series, Michael Palin plays the world's most boring man; a British PoW trying to escape his German captors; two members of a family that live in a spooky ancestral home; an explorer trying to prove his belief that frogs can scale mountains; and an adventurer setting out to return a holy relic to Burma to stop a curse falling on his family.

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Ripping Yarns

Season 2

In the first episode, Michael Palin plays a dashing British hero who suffers a conflict of loyalties on learning of a German plot to start the First World War a year early. As the series continues, Palin stars as a soccer fan obsessed with the world's worst team, and a man who experiences a sexual awakening in colonial India.

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